Toppa Top 10: Ten Iconic U.K. Sound Systems

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August 28, 2015

Aba Shant-I

This sound was set up by one Joseph Smith. Unlike most U.K. sounds, which consist largely of first generation Jamaicans, he is a second generation Antiguan who was heavily influenced by roots reggae, courtesy of his father who was also a soundman. Aba Shant-I and crew have toured Europe and regularly tours the UK; they’ve also been residents at Nottinghill Carnival since ’93. This year, they will be stationed on the corners of Middle Row for those who want to go take them in and buss a one skankโ€ฆlike the people in the video below!